By Eddy − On Saturday, March 5, 2016, 8 years ago in Snack Recipes
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Portuguese Orange Tarts Recipe

Portuguese Orange Tarts Recipe

How to make Portuguese orange tarts.

Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 30 min
Ready In 45 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings8

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups of all purpose flour2 teaspoons of baking powder1/4 teaspoon of saltgrated zest of 2 oranges4 eggs1 1/4 cup of sugar1 cup of fresh orange juice1 cup of unsalted butter, melted1 teaspoon of vanilla extractCoarse sugar
1 1/2 cups of all purpose flour2 teaspoons of baking powder1/4 teaspoon of saltgrated zest of 2 oranges4 eggs1 1/4 cup of sugar1 cup of fresh orange juice1 cup of unsalted butter, melted1 teaspoon of vanilla extractCoarse sugar
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Instructions

This recipe makes 24 tarts.

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C or 350°F and grease 2 muffin pans.
  2. In a bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt and orange zest.
  3. In a separate bowl combine eggs and sugar and beat with an electric mixer for 3 minutes or until the eggs are pale yellow and fall in ribbons, stir in orange juice, butter and vanilla  until well combined.
  4. Stir in the dry ingredients and stir well until it's well combined.
  5. Pour the batter into the muffin cups filling them 2/3 of the way up.
  6. Bake for 13-15 minutes or until the edges start to brown.
  7. Sprinkle the top of each tart with some coarse sugar and place the pans back in the oven.
  8. Turn the oven off and leave them in there for 2 minutes.
  9. Allow the pans to cool for 5 minutes then run a knife around the edge of each tart and gently unmold.
Recipe & Photo Credit: thedragonskitchen.com *

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Arianna
Arianna
You should add orange juice after you combine dry and wet ingredients.
2 years ago, Sunday, March 20, 2022
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Eljanor Reis
Eljanor Reis
I was thinking of making these with Gluten free flour, since I’m Celiac. Any suggestions?
2 years ago, Saturday, January 15, 2022
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Eddy

Hi Eljanor, yes you can, just substitute the same amount of gluten free flour for the all-purpose flour.

2 years ago, Saturday, January 15, 2022
Krissy
Krissy
How do you store these?? How long are they good for? Can I mail them??
2 years ago, Tuesday, December 7, 2021
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Eddy

Hi Krissy, these tarts can be stored in a air tight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days, and no I would not mail them due to their short shelf life.


2 years ago, Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Marilia Souza
Marilia Souza
My family and I absolutely love these tarts and they are so easy to make. Obrigada!
2 years ago, Wednesday, September 22, 2021
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